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Coronavirus update: CDC adds three new symptoms, nausea, diarrhea, congestion – 7NEWS.com.au

It comes after one study found an unexpected ‘chief complaint’ in nearly half of more than 200 cases.

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Demand for mental health service surges – Australian Associated Press

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Two leading Australian crisis support services have been smashed with calls for help during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Victorians made up almost half of all calls from across the country to Beyond Blue’s support services in the past week, data reveals.

Twice as many Victorians as normal have called the mental health organisation in the same period, Beyond Blue states.

There was a 66 per cent increase in calls to Beyond Blue’s support services in April and a 60…



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Tokyo reports record 224 new virus cases – Australian Associated Press

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Tokyo has confirmed 224 new cases of coronavirus infection, marking a record high for the Japanese capital in a single day as authorities focused testing on the city’s nightlife districts.

Since Japan lifted a state of emergency on May 25, infections have crept up in the metropolis of 14 million but authorities have been reluctant to reimpose restrictions for fear of further economic damage.

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has attributed the recent uptick partly…



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Vic residents told to wear, make masks – Australian Associated Press

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Five million Victorians are being encouraged to wear masks, and even make their own, to help curb the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Deputy Chief Medical Officer Nick Coatsworth recommends residents in metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire, north of the city, wear masks when social distancing cannot be maintained.

“This means if you have to leave your home for any of those reasons for which it is permissible and you are likely to find yourself in…



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